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Various locations in Scotland
£34,000 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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The Industrial IoT Engineer (KTP Associate) will be an employee of Glasgow Caledonian University but will based at CPA Engineered Solutions Ltd headquarters near Glasgow with regular supervision meetings with the University’s supervisory team.

This is a full-time/fixed term opportunity for 30 months.

The successful candidate must be able to take up the position on or before 20th February 2023.


CPA Engineering Solutions Ltd

CPA Engineered Solutions is part of the CPA-Group located in Shotts near Glasgow, Scotland. The company has been providing total air solutions to a variety of businesses since 1992, The company offers innovative air solutions to ensure business keep running, whether reducing energy transfer through open doors, improving indoor air quality or recovering energy lost to roof spaces. Their innovative ideas and solutions are backed by measured data giving their clients complete trust in everything they do. The company are keen to invest data science to drive forward the next evolution of their products.

The Role

The KTP Associate will be taking a leading role in the deployment of Industry 4.0 technologies with predictive analytics systems for condition monitoring with CPA Engineered Solutions Ltd air products. The factory is undertaking a dramatic transformation to develop new Industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology to help to increase efficiency, capacity and maintain the high-quality operation standard of air products. The KTP Associate will work alongside CPA business operations and engineering departments to develop IoT software and hardware that interacts with sensors, providing remote monitoring of existing air products. During this process the Associate will also be guided to generate high quality academic research publications and disseminate their work at international conferences.

A minimum of a BSc(hons)/BEng(hons) degree (preferably a MSc/MEng) in Computer science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or a relevant discipline which includes a high degree of numerical and analytics skills coupled with experience in software development and electronic systems is required coupled with a strong desire to work in a dynamic and modern engineering environment.

The post also includes a generous development budget for training, travel, conference attendance and equipment.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Alan Nesbitt, Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Glasgow Caledonian University (


Knowledge Transfer Partnership

KTP is one of Europe’s leading graduate recruitment programmes. High calibre graduates are employed to work on specific projects of strategic importance to companies, whilst being supported by a dedicated University or College. All graduates spend around 10% of their time in training and development. You will be employed by the University but your role will be based at the company. Many KTP Associates are offered a permanent role with their company at the end of the KTP project. For more information, visit


Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and is one of only two such Schools in Scotland to hold the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award for promoting gender equality and women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) and allied STEMM subjects (surveying, environment and management of all themes) in higher education.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.